BPPV – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of recurrent vertigo. It is characterized by vertigo and nystagmus caused by a change in head position and horizontal semi-circular canal (HC)-BPPV is a sub-type of BPPV that accounts for many cases of persistent vertigo. One feature of this sub-type is direction-changing positional nystagmus (DCPN) which occurs when people suffering …

Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness

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Persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (PPPD) is a common cause of chronic dizziness in people who are between the ages of 30 and 50 years and it is also a common diagnosis in all people who present with vestibular symptoms. This disorder has a negative impact on daily living and life quality, but you do not need to suffer anymore. Get dizziness …

Meniere’s Disease – It Spins My Head Right Around

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People suffering from Meniere’s disease know that it is no walk in the park. The attacks that are part and parcel of enduring such a condition are debilitating and they may even impact your quality of life. The good news is that you can go out and seek help, because vertigo treatment is available for you. At Brain Hub, we …

Can someone please stop the ride! – Treating BPPV

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Have you ever felt like you were on a roller coaster ride at the amusement park after simply moving your head a little? If your answer is yes, you are one of the many people worldwide suffering from dizziness and vertigo. BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) is actually the most common cause of persistent vertigo and it is one of …

IS YOUR WORLD SPINNING? – don’t let vertigo take over your life!

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What is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)? Vertigo is a topic that is currently gaining much attention in the world of medicine. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is no stranger to Doctor’s offices or ER’s as it is the most common occurring condition in neuro-otological practice and is accountable for an estimated 17% of all vertigo cases. BPPV is characterized by …